Billionaire business mogul Shawn Carter aka Jay-Z recently held a spectacular Gala for The Shawn Carter Foundation, the weekend of Nov. 15–16, 2019.
The Foundation was founded as a public charity in 2003 by Jay-Z and his mother, Gloria Carter. It supports initiatives to empower youth and communities in need
As recently reported, special guest received Ace of Spade Champaign and a Daytona Rolex as their invite to the event.
The evening was certainly one for the books. The casino themed soirée was held at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida.
Fittingly—there was a blackjack tournament experience, along with silent and live auctions. The entertainment was a amazing performance by Grammy Award-winning icon Alicia Keys.
Videos quickly surfaced online of the A-list guest having a great time! Robin Roberts of ABC’s Good Morning America served as the master of ceremonies. According to Black Enterprise— some of the most notable guests included singers Beyoncé and Normani; rappers Fat Joe, Meek Mill, Fabolous, and Yo Gotti; comedian Michael Blackson; producers DJ Khaled, DJ Trauma, and Swizz Beatz; NFL owner Robert Kraft; studio owner Tyler Perry; fashionista Dapper Dan; baseball player Eddie Rosario; and several others.
The gamble theme certainly paid off. The Shawn Carter Foundation recently announced the results of its fundraiser on via Twitter, “Tonight, the Shawn Carter Foundation Gala raised $6 million toward funding post-secondary educational opportunities for future scholars. Thank you to all patrons and supporters for this successful night. #SCFGala“